VARIOUS RELIGIOUS institutions, NGOs, intellectuals and people from all walks of life condemned the serial blats in Mumbai and Srinagar.
In a statement from Bay Area, USA, internationally-acclaimed spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar condemned the blasts in which nearly 200 people lost their lives.
“The world can no longer keep quiet at such violent acts of terrorists. Citizens, religious institutions, NGOs and the governments should come together to isolate the extremists elements and fight terrorism.”
Meanwhile, a ‘shanti path’ for the departed souls was held at Dev Ghar in Gomti Nagar.
A meeting was also held at the head office of the RD Samaj Sudhar
Sansthan, Baldev Khera Manak Nagar in which tributes were paid to the departed souls.
The Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha activists staged a demonstration in front of Vidhan Bhavan on Wednesday protesting against killing of innocent citizens in Mumbai and Kashmir.
The activists also burnt an effigy of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for adopting soft approach against the terrorists and abolishing POTA law.
The All India Shia Hussaini Fund, Lucknow also condemned serial blasts.
Expressing his anger against the terrorists, Hasan Mehinde of Shia Hussaini Fund said, “No one should be allowed to name the killing of innocent people as ‘jehad’ and Muslims will not allow the sacred ‘jehad’ to be conducted by saitans.”
The UP Udyog Vyapar Pratinidhi Mandal condemned the attack on innocent civilians. President of Mandal Banawari Lal Kanchal said, “The Centre has failed to stop terrorism in the country. The blasts have proved the inefficiency of the UPA Govt to combat terrorism.”
Janata Dal-U state president Suresh Niranjan ‘Bhaiyyaji’ also expressed his sympathy with the families of those killed in the Mumbai blasts. He termed it as a act of cowardice.